S R Connor

Summary

Affiliation: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi U.S. hospice benefits
    Stephen R Connor
    Research and International Development, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22039, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:105-9. 2009
  2. doi Racial disparity in hospice use in the United States in 2002
    S R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    Palliat Med 22:205-13. 2008
  3. ncbi Development of hospice and palliative care in the United States
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Virginia, Alexandria 22314, USA
    Omega (Westport) 56:89-99. 2007
  4. ncbi Geographic variation in hospice use in the United States in 2002
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:277-85. 2007
  5. ncbi Comparing hospice and nonhospice patient survival among patients who die within a three-year window
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:238-46. 2007
  6. ncbi National Associations Survey: advancing hospice and palliative care worldwide
    Christopher A Klinger
    Division of Access for End of Life Care, Research, and International Programs at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:386-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Measuring hospice care: the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization National Hospice Data Set
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:316-28. 2004
  8. ncbi Family evaluation of hospice care: results from voluntary submission of data via website
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:9-17. 2005
  9. ncbi The National Hospice Outcomes Project: development and implementation of a multi-site hospice outcomes study
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:286-96. 2005
  10. ncbi The national agenda for quality palliative care: the National Consensus Project and the National Quality Forum
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:737-44. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi U.S. hospice benefits
    Stephen R Connor
    Research and International Development, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22039, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:105-9. 2009
    ..6%). Although the hospice benefit has provided palliative care for more patients and families than any other country, the requirements for use have been found to be self-limiting...
  2. doi Racial disparity in hospice use in the United States in 2002
    S R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    Palliat Med 22:205-13. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi Development of hospice and palliative care in the United States
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Virginia, Alexandria 22314, USA
    Omega (Westport) 56:89-99. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Geographic variation in hospice use in the United States in 2002
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:277-85. 2007
    ..State-specific usage rates ranged from 8% in Alaska to 49% in Arizona. Our findings highlight opportunities for the hospice industry to provide more care, opportunities defined by diagnostic and geographic axes...
  5. ncbi Comparing hospice and nonhospice patient survival among patients who die within a three-year window
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:238-46. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi National Associations Survey: advancing hospice and palliative care worldwide
    Christopher A Klinger
    Division of Access for End of Life Care, Research, and International Programs at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:386-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Measuring hospice care: the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization National Hospice Data Set
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:316-28. 2004
    ..This database will be invaluable for comparative audit, clinical practice and managing services because only that which is measured can be improved...
  8. ncbi Family evaluation of hospice care: results from voluntary submission of data via website
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:9-17. 2005
    ..1%). Surrogate reporting of unmet needs for pain, dyspnea, or emotional support ranged from 5.3% to 9.8%. The FEHC is a useful tool for measuring hospice performance and identifies a number of opportunities for improvement...
  9. ncbi The National Hospice Outcomes Project: development and implementation of a multi-site hospice outcomes study
    Stephen R Connor
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:286-96. 2005
    ..This paper describes an overview of the research methods used for the NHOP, describes the project's 13 clinical sites and study population of 1,306 patients, and presents some basic findings from the study...
  10. ncbi The national agenda for quality palliative care: the National Consensus Project and the National Quality Forum
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:737-44. 2007
    ..This article reviews the work of both the NCP and NQF and presents the domains and preferred practices that should guide quality improvement efforts in hospice and palliative care...
  11. doi Generating an African palliative care evidence base: the context, need, challenges, and strategies
    Richard Harding
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:304-9. 2008
    ..Here, they report the methodological, ethical, logistic and capacity-based challenges of conducting research in the sub-Saharan context from their experience. A number of strategies and responses are presented...
  12. doi Bereaved family members' evaluation of hospice care: what factors influence overall satisfaction with services?
    Ramona L Rhodes
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:365-71. 2008
    ..02, CI=1.92-2.13). These four key processes of care appear to significantly influence an "excellent" rating of overall satisfaction with hospice care...
  13. doi Hospice care for patients with dementia: does volume make a difference?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:283-91. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to understand the nonintuitive negative association between higher volume and lower satisfaction. This study emphasizes the need for examination of quality outcomes by profit status...
  14. ncbi Hospice care for heart failure patients
    Sarah J Goodlin
    Palliative Care Heart Failure Education and Research Trials, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:525-8. 2005
  15. ncbi Funding for palliative care programs in developing countries
    Mary Callaway
    International Palliative Care Initiative, Open Society Institute, New York, NY 10019, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:509-13. 2007
    ..There are now a number of collaborative networks that make a significant contribution to the development and sustainability of hospice and palliative care across many resource-poor regions of the world...
  16. ncbi How well are we supporting hospice staff? Initial results of the Survey of Team Attitudes and Relationships (STAR) validation study
    Brye Qaseem
    The Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VAMC Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:350-8. 2007
    ..74-0.84). These results suggest that the STAR offers a unique instrument to measure the work environment hospices provide to their staff...
  17. ncbi Hospice care for patients with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:7-16. 2007
    ..These data suggest that the evaluation of hospice care for older patients is generally high, and does not vary with respect to terminal diagnoses...
  18. ncbi African American bereaved family members' perceptions of the quality of hospice care: lessened disparities, but opportunities to improve remain
    Ramona L Rhodes
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:472-9. 2007
    ....