Jennifer DeVoe

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Community of solution for the U.S. health care system: lessons from the U.S. educational system
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:323-6. 2013
  2. pmc The OCHIN community information network: bringing together community health centers, information technology, and data to support a patient-centered medical village
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    OCHIN, Inc, 1881 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:271-8. 2013
  3. pmc Lessons learned and challenges ahead: report from the OCHIN Safety Net West practice-based research network (PBRN)
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Safety Net West Practice based Research Network, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:560-4. 2012
  4. pmc The effects of health insurance and a usual source of care on a child's receipt of health care
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 26:e25-35. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Why do some eligible families forego public insurance for their children? A qualitative analysis
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Fam Med 44:39-46. 2012
  6. pmc Digging deeper: quality of patient-provider communication across Hispanic subgroups
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:240. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient age influences perceptions about health care communication
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Fam Med 41:126-33. 2009
  8. pmc Usual source of care as a health insurance substitute for U.S. adults with diabetes?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:983-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Insurance coverage gaps among US children with insured parents: are middle income children more likely to have longer gaps?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:342-51. 2011
  10. pmc Children's receipt of health care services and family health insurance patterns
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:406-13. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications53

  1. doi request reprint Community of solution for the U.S. health care system: lessons from the U.S. educational system
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:323-6. 2013
    ..S. health care system, to introduce one potential model for reform, and to encourage creative thinking about other system-level communities of solution that could lead to profound change and improvements in the U.S. health care system...
  2. pmc The OCHIN community information network: bringing together community health centers, information technology, and data to support a patient-centered medical village
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    OCHIN, Inc, 1881 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:271-8. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Lessons learned and challenges ahead: report from the OCHIN Safety Net West practice-based research network (PBRN)
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Safety Net West Practice based Research Network, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:560-4. 2012
    ..Although many of our experiences are not new to the PBRN community, our reflections may be valuable for those developing or reshaping PBRNs in a changing health care environment...
  4. pmc The effects of health insurance and a usual source of care on a child's receipt of health care
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 26:e25-35. 2012
    ..We investigated the separate and combined effects of having health insurance and a usual source of care (USC) on children's receipt of health care services...
  5. ncbi request reprint Why do some eligible families forego public insurance for their children? A qualitative analysis
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Fam Med 44:39-46. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Digging deeper: quality of patient-provider communication across Hispanic subgroups
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:240. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine the influence of Hispanics' self-reported ethnic subgroup designation on perceptions of their health care providers' communication behaviors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient age influences perceptions about health care communication
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Fam Med 41:126-33. 2009
    ..The study's objective was to determine if a patient's age is independently associated with how he/she perceives interactions with health care providers...
  8. pmc Usual source of care as a health insurance substitute for U.S. adults with diabetes?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:983-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of health insurance and/or a usual source of care (USC) on receipt of diabetic-specific services and health care barriers for U.S. adults with diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Insurance coverage gaps among US children with insured parents: are middle income children more likely to have longer gaps?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:342-51. 2011
    ..It also provides valuable information to other countries with employer-sponsored insurance models or those considering privatization of insurance payment systems and how this might disproportionately impact the middle class...
  10. pmc Children's receipt of health care services and family health insurance patterns
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:406-13. 2009
    ..We examined the association between parent-child health insurance coverage patterns and children's access to health care and preventive counseling services...
  11. ncbi request reprint Educaid: what if the US systems of education and health care were more alike?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Fam Med 41:652-5. 2009
    ..My purpose is to challenge each reader to consider the future for both the US education and health care systems, the urgent need for reform, and how major reforms might affect our children...
  12. pmc A medical home versus temporary housing: the importance of a stable usual source of care
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1363-71. 2009
    ..Little is known about how the stability of a usual source of care (USC) affects access to care. We examined the prevalence of USC changes among low-income children and how these changes were associated with unmet health care need...
  13. doi request reprint Measuring patients' perceptions of communication with healthcare providers: do differences in demographic and socioeconomic characteristics matter?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Health Expect 12:70-80. 2009
    ..National governments across the globe have set goals to improve healthcare delivery. Understanding patient-provider communication is essential for the development of policies that measure how well a healthcare system delivers care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Uncertain health insurance coverage and unmet children's health care needs
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Family Medicine, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Mailcode FM, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Fam Med 42:121-32. 2010
    ..However, children's enrollment status in SCHIP frequently changes, which can leave families with uncertainty about their children's coverage status. We examined whether insurance uncertainty was associated with unmet health care needs...
  15. doi request reprint Comparing type of health insurance among low-income children: a mixed-methods study from Oregon
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mailcode FM, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1238-48. 2011
    ..36-0.99) and unmet mental health counseling needs (OR 0.24, 95% CI 0.10-0.63), compared with privately covered children. Low-income Oregon parents reported few differences in their child's experience with private versus public coverage...
  16. pmc Is health insurance enough? A usual source of care may be more important to ensure a child receives preventive health counseling
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:306-15. 2012
    ..To better meet preventive counseling needs of children, a robust primary care workforce and improved delivery of care in medical homes must accompany expansions in insurance coverage...
  17. pmc The case for synergy between a usual source of care and health insurance coverage
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1059-66. 2011
    ..In 2010, the United States (US) passed health insurance reforms aimed at expanding coverage to the uninsured. Yet, disparities persist in access to health care services, even among the insured...
  18. pmc Public health insurance in Oregon: underenrollment of eligible children and parental confusion about children's enrollment status
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:891-8. 2011
    ..We also assessed whether parents' confusion regarding their children's status affected nonenrollment...
  19. doi request reprint Comparing types of health insurance for children: a public option versus a private option
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Med Care 49:818-27. 2011
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  20. pmc Electronic health records vs Medicaid claims: completeness of diabetes preventive care data in community health centers
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:351-8. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Do children in rural areas still have different access to health care? Results from a statewide survey of Oregon's food stamp population
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Rural Health 25:1-7. 2009
    ..To determine if rural residence is independently associated with different access to health care services for children eligible for public health insurance...
  22. doi request reprint Obtaining health care services for low-income children: a hierarchy of needs
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1192-211. 2008
    ..Many of those with insurance also experience unmet need and limited access. In this study, low-income parents illuminate barriers to obtaining health care services for their children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Uninsured but eligible children: are their parents insured? Recent findings from Oregon
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Med Care 46:3-8. 2008
    ..Despite expansions in public health insurance programs, millions of US children lack coverage. Nearly two-thirds of Oregon's uninsured children seem to be eligible for public insurance...
  24. pmc Having and being a personal physician: vision of the Pisacano scholars
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:463-8. 2011
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  25. doi request reprint "Mind the Gap" in children's health insurance coverage: does the length of a child's coverage gap matter?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:129-34. 2008
    ..This article examines how coverage gaps of different lengths affect access to health care among low-income children...
  26. pmc Comprehending care in a medical home: a usual source of care and patient perceptions about healthcare communication
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:441-50. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint A shift in the historical trajectory of medical dominance: the case of Medibank and the Australian doctors' lobby
    Jennifer E De Voe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Gabriel Park Family Health Center 4411 SW Vermont Street, Portland, OR 97219, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:343-53. 2003
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  28. doi request reprint A usual source of care: supplement or substitute for health insurance among low-income children?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Med Care 46:1041-8. 2008
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  29. pmc Uninsured children and adolescents with insured parents
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mailcode FM, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 300:1904-13. 2008
    ..Millions of US children and adolescents lack health insurance coverage. Efforts to expand their insurance often focus on extending public coverage to uninsured parents. Less is known about the uninsured whose parents already have coverage...
  30. ncbi request reprint Congruent satisfaction: is there geographic correlation between patient and physician satisfaction?
    Jennifer DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Med Care 45:88-94. 2007
    ..Although some links have been drawn between physician and patient satisfaction, little is known about the degree of satisfaction congruence among physicians and patients living and working in geographic proximity to each other...
  31. pmc Parent and child usual source of care and children's receipt of health care services
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:504-13. 2011
    ..Policy reforms should ensure access to a USC for all family members...
  32. pmc Short-term impacts of coverage loss in a Medicaid population: early results from a prospective cohort study of the Oregon Health Plan
    Matthew J Carlson
    Department of Sociology, Portland State University, Portland, Ore 97207, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:391-8. 2006
    ..In this study we assessed the immediate impacts of disrupted and lost Medicaid coverage on adults enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) when program changes were implemented...
  33. doi request reprint Access assured: a pilot program to finance primary care for uninsured patients using a monthly enrollment fee
    John W Saultz
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:393-401. 2010
    ..This prospective cohort study was designed to determine whether patients would join such a program, to describe the population of people who did so, and to assess the program's financial viability...
  34. doi request reprint Uninsured patient opinions about a reduced-fee retainer program at academic health center clinics
    John W Saultz
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:304-12. 2011
    ..This qualitative study was designed to assess patient attitudes and concerns about this program and to identify ways to improve it...
  35. doi request reprint Using electronic health records to conduct children's health insurance surveillance
    Brigit Hatch
    Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, FM, Portland, Oregon 97239
    Pediatrics 132:e1584-91. 2013
    ..Health insurance options are changing. Electronic health record (EHR) databases present new opportunities for providers to track the insurance coverage status of their patients. This study demonstrates the use of EHR data for this purpose...
  36. pmc Uninsurance among children whose parents are losing Medicaid coverage: Results from a statewide survey of Oregon families
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:401-18. 2008
    ..1 percent in 2002 to 12.3 percent in 2004 (over 110,000 uninsured children). Among the uninsured children, over half of them were likely eligible for public health insurance coverage...
  37. pmc Insurance + access not equal to health care: typology of barriers to health care access for low-income families
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Family Medicine, Portland, Ore, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:511-8. 2007
    ..This study was designed to identify barriers faced by low-income parents when accessing health care for their children and how insurance status affects their reporting of these barriers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Medicaid programme changes and the chronically ill: early results from a prospective cohort study of the Oregon Health Plan
    Rachel Solotaroff
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Chronic Illn 1:191-205. 2005
    ..To describe the impacts of recent Oregon Health Plan (OHP) policy changes on individuals living with chronic illness in Oregon...
  39. ncbi request reprint The impact of increased cost sharing on Medicaid enrollees
    Bill J Wright
    Providence Health System Center for Outcomes Research in Portland, Oregon, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1106-16. 2005
    ..Those who left OHP because of the cost-sharing increase reported inferior access to needed care, used primary care less often, and used hospital emergency rooms more often than those who left OHP for other reasons...
  40. pmc Insurance continuity and receipt of diabetes preventive care in a network of federally qualified health centers
    Rachel Gold
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon 97227 1110, USA
    Med Care 47:431-9. 2009
    ..For patients receiving care at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), where care is provided regardless of insurance status, the role health insurance status plays in affecting receipt of services is less well understood...
  41. pmc Receipt of preventive care among adults: insurance status and usual source of care
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:786-91. 2003
    ..This study ascertained the separate and combined effects of having insurance and a usual source of care on receiving preventive services...
  42. ncbi request reprint A policy transformed by politics: the case of the 1973 Australian Community Health Program
    Jennifer DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 28:77-108. 2003
    ..Specifically, how did the CHP "survive" even though government leaders had moved away from traditional direct service models, choosing to focus more attention on indirect insurance reimbursement?..
  43. pmc The medical dialogue: disentangling differences between Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1538-43. 2007
    ..Patients' race and ethnicity play an important role in quality of and access to healthcare in the United States...
  44. pmc The unsustainable US health care system: a blueprint for change
    Jennifer DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97329, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:263-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this essay is to encourage each reader to reflect on his or her own experiences and to present an imperative to lead change...
  45. pmc Are pediatric quality care measures too stringent?
    Allison Casciato
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 27239, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:686-93. 2012
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  46. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of healthcare providers' communication skills: do they differ between urban and non-urban residents?
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Health Place 14:653-60. 2008
    ..Differences in perceived quality of communication could contribute to reduce use of preventive healthcare and indicates a need to improve healthcare provider-patient communication in the urban setting...
  47. ncbi request reprint Patterns of empiric treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in an underserved population
    Lauren Faricy
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239, USA
    Fam Med 44:408-15. 2012
    ..Few studies have focused on CT treatment in outpatient primary care settings, especially among underserved populations. We aimed to study patterns of empiric CT treatment in an urban safety net clinic...
  48. doi request reprint Increasing the relevance of research to underserved communities: lessons learned from a retreat to engage community health workers with researchers
    Heather Angier
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:840-9. 2013
    ..Retreats facilitating dialogue between researchers and CHWs could yield important insight to enhance the significance of research for communities...
  49. doi request reprint Strategies and opportunities to STOP colon cancer in priority populations: pragmatic pilot study design and outcomes
    Gloria D Coronado
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, USA
    BMC Cancer 14:55. 2014
    ..This paper reports on results of a pilot study conducted in a safety net organization that serves primarily Latinos...
  50. doi request reprint Are state Medicaid application enrollment forms readable?
    Jocelyn M Wilson
    Univ of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Dept of Family Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Hwy, U 67, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:423-31. 2009
    ..State health departments should revise their Medicaid enrollment applications to adhere to established low-literacy guidelines to improve understanding and comprehension by potential enrollees...
  51. doi request reprint Language preference and perceptions of healthcare providers' communication and autonomy making behaviors among Hispanics
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:453-9. 2009
    ..To examine influence of language preference-English versus Spanish-on Hispanics' perceptions of their healthcare providers' communication behaviors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries. What is the best approach to the evaluation of resting tachycardia in an adult?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:59-61. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries. What are appropriate screening tests for adolescents?
    Frances E Biagioli
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Fam Pract 55:907-8, 913. 2006

Research Grants2

  1. How do Changes in Families' Health Insurance Affect Children's Healthcare?
    Jennifer E DeVoe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project provides an unprecedented opportunity to study past changes, to establish a current baseline prior to the implementation of future health policy reforms, and then to evaluate the real-time impact of these changes. ..