Robert J Buchanan

Summary

Affiliation: Mississippi State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic comparisons of nursing home residents at admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:568-79. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Rural-urban analyses of health-related quality of life among people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Rural Health 24:244-52. 2008
  3. pmc Compassionate conservatism: federal funding for the Ryan White CARE Act during the Bush administration
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2013-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural differences in health insurance coverage among people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1890-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Utilization of rehabilitation therapies by nursing home residents with MS at admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:223-32. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Caregiver perceptions associated with risk of nursing home admission for people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Disabil Health J 3:117-24. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural differences in the use of physician services by people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, P O Box PC, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:177-87. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Burden among male caregivers assisting people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Gend Med 7:637-46. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with mental health care among people with multiple sclerosis in urban and rural areas
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1206-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial analyses of longer-stay nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:159-65. 2006

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic comparisons of nursing home residents at admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:568-79. 2008
    ..To present racial/ethnic comparisons of comprehensive profiles of nursing home residents at admission, including whites, African Americans, Hispanics, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians/Alaska Natives...
  2. doi request reprint Rural-urban analyses of health-related quality of life among people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Rural Health 24:244-52. 2008
    ..HRQOL gives a broader measure of the burden of disease than physical impairment or disability levels...
  3. pmc Compassionate conservatism: federal funding for the Ryan White CARE Act during the Bush administration
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2013-6. 2007
    ..Inadequate CARE Act funding harms the most vulnerable people with HIV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural differences in health insurance coverage among people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1890-8. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Utilization of rehabilitation therapies by nursing home residents with MS at admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:223-32. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with the utilization of physical and occupational therapies by nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis (MS) at admission to the facility...
  6. doi request reprint Caregiver perceptions associated with risk of nursing home admission for people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Disabil Health J 3:117-24. 2010
    ..The study objective was to identify perceptions of informal caregivers associated with the possibility of future nursing home admission for people with MS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural differences in the use of physician services by people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, P O Box PC, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:177-87. 2006
    ..to identify any urban/rural differences among people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the utilization of physician services and MS-focused care, as well as differences in patient perceptions of access and quality...
  8. doi request reprint Burden among male caregivers assisting people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Gend Med 7:637-46. 2010
    ..Caregiver burden is a multidimensional response to many factors associated with providing assistance to people with multiple sclerosis (MS), including physical, psychological, emotional, and social stressors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with mental health care among people with multiple sclerosis in urban and rural areas
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1206-9. 2006
    ..This study explored urban and rural differences in mental health needs and treatments among people with multiple sclerosis, as well as their satisfaction with access to and quality of mental health care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial analyses of longer-stay nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:159-65. 2006
    ..Compare profiles of African Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS) to White residents with MS one year after admission to a nursing facility...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of multiple sclerosis-related care: comparisons by practice specialty of principal care physician
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 23:267-72. 2008
    ..Patients consider MS-related care superior when it is delivered by neurologists compared to MS patients receiving care from medical internists, family/general practitioners, and other physicians...
  12. doi request reprint A pilot study of Latinos with multiple sclerosis: demographic, disease, mental health, and psychosocial characteristics
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil 10:211-31. 2011
    ..These findings highlight the role of mental health and social services in the comprehensive care needed by Latinos with MS...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of Latinos, African Americans, and Caucasians with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, PO Box PC, Mississippi State, MS, 39762, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:451-7. 2010
    ..Identify racial/ethnic differences among people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in demographics, MS disease characteristics, and health services received...
  14. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life among Latinos with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil 11:240-57. 2012
    ..Identifying characteristics associated with better HRQOL among Latinos with MS should facilitate approaches that address the health needs of this community...
  15. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural differences in access and barriers to health care for people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Mississippi State University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 29:360-75. 2006
    ..Little is known about barriers to the use of health care confronting people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in rural areas...
  16. doi request reprint Age-related comparisons of people with multiple sclerosis: demographic, disease, and treatment characteristics
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 25:271-8. 2009
    ..To determine if the demographic characteristics and health care needs of younger people with MS differ from older people with MS...
  17. doi request reprint A pilot study of young adults with multiple sclerosis: demographic, disease, treatment, and psychosocial characteristics
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Disabil Health J 3:262-70. 2010
    ..Although multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurologic disease disabling younger adults, very little is known about the characteristics of young adults with MS and the impact of MS on their lives...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among African Americans with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:377-84. 2011
    ..Identify factors associated with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among African Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  19. doi request reprint Caregiver perceptions of accomplishment from assisting people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:53-61. 2012
    ..Identify factors of informal caregivers, caregiving, and people with multiple sclerosis (MS) receiving assistance that are associated with perceptions of caregiver accomplishment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Informal care giving to more disabled people with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1244-56. 2009
    ..This study focusses on the care givers for 530 more disabled people with MS, with the objective of learning more about informal care giving to people with greater dependency and need for assistance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis and dementia compared to other multiple sclerosis residents
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bowen Hall, Mississippi State University, Room 105, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Mult Scler 11:610-6. 2005
    ..Further clinical analysis of this subgroup would be necessary to support this contention...
  22. ncbi request reprint Analyses of nursing home residents with cancer at admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:406-14. 2005
    ..Staff at nursing facilities need to address depression, pain management, and the implementation of advance directives to improve the quality of life for residents with cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gender analyses of nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, 77843 1266, USA
    J Gend Specif Med 6:35-46. 2003
    ..To present gender comparisons of residents with multiple sclerosis (MS) at admission to nursing facilities, including demographic characteristics, health measures, and treatments...
  24. ncbi request reprint Profiles of nursing home residents with traumatic brain injury using the Minimum Data Set
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Brain Inj 17:507-23. 2003
    ..To present comprehensive profiles of nursing home residents with TBI at admission...
  25. ncbi request reprint Analyses of nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis and depression using the Minimum Data Set
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Mult Scler 9:171-88. 2003
    ..This research found that most MS residents with depression did not receive mental health services, demonstrating that nursing facilities must improve the mental healthcare provided to residents with MS with depression...
  26. ncbi request reprint Co-morbidity and treatment needs among nursing home residents receiving alcohol and drug treatment
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station 77843 1266, USA
    J Addict Dis 22:31-47. 2003
    ..These analyses indicate that most recently admitted residents receiving alcohol/drug treatment did not receive mental health therapy in nursing homes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ryan White CARE Act and eligible metropolitan areas
    Robert J Buchanan
    Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:149-57. 2002
    ..Among the difficult to serve are substance abusers, people with chronic mental illness, multi-diagnosed people, the homeless, black males who have sex with males, and Hispanic persons...
  28. ncbi request reprint Analyses of nursing home residents in hospice care using the minimum data set
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Palliat Med 16:465-80. 2002
    ..To present comprehensive profiles of residents in hospice care at admission to the nursing home using the Minimum Data Set (MDS)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Analyses of nursing home residents with human immunodeficiency virus and depression using the minimum data set
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 16:441-55. 2002
    ..Additional research is needed to determine how the mental health needs of residents with HIV change as their stay in the nursing home increases and how mental health therapies affect their health...
  30. ncbi request reprint Profiles of nursing home residents with HIV
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health at Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:379-91. 2002
    ..Nursing home residents with HIV are a distinct subset of nursing home residents, largely dependent on the state Medicaid programs to pay for their care...
  31. pmc Medicaid managed care and coverage of prescription medications
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1238-43. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint Analyses of nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis at admission and one year after admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    Mult Scler 10:74-9. 2004
    ..These longer stay residents with MS may benefit from support services directed toward mental health and increased use of physical, occupational and psychological therapies provided in the nursing facility...
  33. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban comparisons of nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis
    Robert J Buchanan
    College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Rural Health 20:85-91. 2004
    ..Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurologic disease that disables younger adults, affecting as many as 350,000 Americans...
  34. ncbi request reprint Analyses of gender differences in profiles of nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease
    Robert J Buchanan
    College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223 0001, USA
    Gend Med 1:48-59. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in advance directives at nursing home admission and one year after admission
    William J McAuley
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, Center for Social Science Research, George Mason University, 4260 Chain Bridge Road, MSN 1H5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Gerontologist 46:377-81. 2006
    ..Advance directives are important planning and decision-making tools for individuals in nursing homes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nursing home residents with multiple sclerosis: comparisons of African American residents to white residents at admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    College of Health and Human Services, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    Mult Scler 10:660-7. 2004
    ..Our findings also indicate potential racial disparities in the use of MS-related care, illustrating that a greater outreach effort may be needed to evaluate and treat African Americans with MS...
  37. ncbi request reprint Analyses of nursing home residents with diabetes at admission
    Shirley S Travis
    College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 28223 0001, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:320-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to profile nursing home residents with diabetes at admission to the nursing facility...
  38. ncbi request reprint Analyses of nursing home residents with Parkinson's disease using the minimum data set
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 8:369-80. 2002
    ..To enhance the quality of life for nursing home residents with PD, appropriate and adequate rehabilitative, mental health, and cognitive care need to be implemented...
  39. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care in nursing homes: residents in hospice compared to other end-stage residents
    Robert J Buchanan
    College of Health and Human Services, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:221-32. 2004
    ..To compare residents in hospice care at admission to the nursing facility to end stage residents not in hospice at admission...
  40. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural differences in decision making and the use of advance directives among nursing home residents at admission
    Robert J Buchanan
    College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Rural Health 20:131-5. 2004
    ..Advance directives promote patient autonomy and encourage greater awareness of final care options while reducing physician and family uncertainty regarding patient preferences...
  41. ncbi request reprint Analyses of male residents in community nursing facilities: comparisons of Veterans Health Administration residents to other residents
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Health Behavior and Administration, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:847-60. 2004
    ..These differences in the delivery of services may have implications for the quality of care for veterans in this setting...
  42. ncbi request reprint State regulation of private health insurance: prescription drug benefits, experimental treatments, and consumer protection
    Jane Nelson Bolin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, The Texas A and M University System Health Sciences Center, College Station, 77843 1266, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:977-85. 2002
    ..These state policies provide a rich source of data for federal policy makers to analyze as they consider new patient protection legislation and amendments to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act...
  43. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Minimum Data Set Depression Rating Scale (MDSDRS) for older adults in nursing homes
    Rachel L Anderson
    College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E202 GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Age Ageing 32:435-8. 2003
    ..this research examined the psychometric properties of the Minimum Data Set Depression Rating Scale for use among older adults living in nursing homes...