D McCarty

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Treatment length and outcomes among adolescents: a secondary data analysis
    Katherine J Riley
    Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:35. 2012
  2. pmc Testing use of payers to facilitate evidence-based practice adoption: protocol for a cluster-randomized trial
    Todd Molfenter
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1513 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Implement Sci 8:50. 2013
  3. pmc Adoption of practice guidelines and assessment tools in substance abuse treatment
    Traci Rieckmann
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mailcode CB669, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:4. 2010
  4. pmc Disseminating quality improvement: study protocol for a large cluster-randomized trial
    Andrew R Quanbeck
    Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Implement Sci 6:44. 2011
  5. pmc Improving care for the treatment of alcohol and drug disorders
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:52-60. 2009
  6. pmc The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx): enhancing access and retention
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, CB669, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:138-45. 2007
  7. pmc Direct care workers in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network: characteristics, opinions, and beliefs
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:181-90. 2007
  8. pmc Performance measurement for systems treating alcohol and drug use disorders
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:353-4. 2007
  9. pmc Treatment programs in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Dennis McCarty
    Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, CB669, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:200-7. 2008
  10. pmc Stakeholders in recovery: demands, expectations, and research opportunities
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Sci Pract Perspect 3:34-7. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Oregon/Hawaii Node, Clinical Trials Network
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Adoption of Buprenorphine in an HMO Setting
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Organizational Change to Improve Access and Retention
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Oregon/Hawaii Node, Clinical Trials Network
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Organizational Change to Improve Access and Retention
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Client and Counselor Attitudes Toward Medication
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc Treatment length and outcomes among adolescents: a secondary data analysis
    Katherine J Riley
    Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 7:35. 2012
    ..A qualitative study of MET/CBT-5 implementation in community agencies treating adolescents found that the majority of the agencies made adaptations and that the most frequent adaptation was to provide more than five treatment sessions...
  2. pmc Testing use of payers to facilitate evidence-based practice adoption: protocol for a cluster-randomized trial
    Todd Molfenter
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1513 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Implement Sci 8:50. 2013
    ..The Advancing Recovery Framework offers a multi-level approach to evidence-based practice implementation by aligning purchasing and regulatory policies at the payer level with organizational change strategies at the organizational level...
  3. pmc Adoption of practice guidelines and assessment tools in substance abuse treatment
    Traci Rieckmann
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mailcode CB669, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:4. 2010
    ..The gap between research and practice limits utilization of relevant, progressive and empirically validated strategies in substance abuse treatment...
  4. pmc Disseminating quality improvement: study protocol for a large cluster-randomized trial
    Andrew R Quanbeck
    Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Implement Sci 6:44. 2011
    ..S. It is, to our knowledge, the largest study of organizational change ever conducted in healthcare. The trial seeks to determine the most cost-effective method of disseminating quality improvement in addiction treatment...
  5. pmc Improving care for the treatment of alcohol and drug disorders
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:52-60. 2009
    ..NIATx and its extensions illustrate how the behavioral health field can respond to the demand for higher quality treatment services...
  6. pmc The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx): enhancing access and retention
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, CB669, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:138-45. 2007
    ..Small incremental changes in treatment processes can lead to significant reductions in days to treatment and consistent gains in retention...
  7. pmc Direct care workers in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network: characteristics, opinions, and beliefs
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:181-90. 2007
    ..Individuals with direct care responsibilities in 348 drug abuse treatment units were surveyed to obtain a description of the workforce and to assess support for evidence-based therapies...
  8. pmc Performance measurement for systems treating alcohol and drug use disorders
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:353-4. 2007
  9. pmc Treatment programs in the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Dennis McCarty
    Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, CB669, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:200-7. 2008
    ..Conversely, programs with accreditation had less social model influence. The CTN is an ambitious effort to engage community-based treatment organizations into research and more fully integrate research and practice...
  10. pmc Stakeholders in recovery: demands, expectations, and research opportunities
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Sci Pract Perspect 3:34-7. 2005
    ..The article concludes by identifying research areas that could facilitate these relationships, enhancing their benefits for patients...
  11. doi request reprint Understanding the importance of organizational and system variables on addiction treatment services within criminal justice settings
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97329, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 103:S91-3. 2009
    ..CJ-DATS is evolving to support research at the organizational and systems level that facilitates the implementation and sustainability of research-supported treatments and business practices in criminal justice settings...
  12. doi request reprint Priorities for policy research on treatments for alcohol and drug use disorders
    Dennis McCarty
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:87-95. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Training rural practitioners to use buprenorphine; using The Change Book to facilitate technology transfer
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, CB669, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland OR 97230 3079, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:203-8. 2004
    ..The Change Book facilitated development of county change teams and structured the planning efforts. The initiative also demonstrated the potential to concurrently train physicians, pharmacists, and counselors on the use of buprenorphine...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Iowa Managed Substance Abuse Care Plan: access, utilization, and expenditures for Medicaid recipients
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, CB669, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:18-25. 2003
    ..Direct care costs decreased, while total expenditures held steady. The Iowa experience suggests that a well-planned initiative can control costs and improve access and utilization...
  15. ncbi request reprint State substance abuse and mental health managed care evaluation program
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, CB669, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:7-17. 2003
    ..Future evaluations might conduct patient interviews to examine the effectiveness and quality of services for mental health and substance abuse problems more closely...
  16. pmc Methadone maintenance and the cost and utilization of health care among individuals dependent on opioids in a commercial health plan
    Dennis McCarty
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:235-40. 2010
    ..Few health plans provide maintenance medication for opioid dependence. This study assessed the cost of treating opioid-dependent members in a commercial health plan and the impacts of methadone maintenance on costs of care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Public sector managed care for substance abuse treatment: opportunities for health services research
    D McCarty
    Brandeis University, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 28:143-54. 2001
    ..The article describes initiatives and outlines evaluation activities. It discusses the opportunities and challenges of assessing public managed care plans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Between despair and hope: health services research on treatment of alcohol abuse
    D McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, CB669, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Addiction 95:S439-47. 2000
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  19. ncbi request reprint The costs of crime and the benefits of substance abuse treatment for pregnant women
    M Daley
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller Graduate School, Brandeis University, P O Box 9110, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 19:445-58. 2000
    ..The study provides economic justification for the continuation and possible expansion of residential substance abuse treatment programs for criminally involved pregnant women...
  20. pmc Replication and sustainability of improved access and retention within the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment
    Kim A Hoffman
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, CB669, Oregon Health and Science University, CB669, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:63-9. 2008
    ..The ability to sustain the gains after project awards were exhausted suggests that participating programs institutionalized the organizational changes that led to the enhanced performance...
  21. pmc Methadone maintenance and state Medicaid managed care programs
    D McCarty
    Brandeis University, USA
    Milbank Q 77:341-62, 274. 1999
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  22. pmc Medicaid coverage, methadone maintenance, and felony arrests: outcomes of opiate treatment in two states
    Dennis Deck
    RMC Research Corporation, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:89-102. 2009
    ..Despite differences in the treatment systems for opiate addiction in these two states observed in previous studies, the current findings generalized across both states...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detoxification centers: who's in the revolving door?
    D McCarty
    Heller Graduate School MS 035, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254 9110, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 27:245-56. 2000
    ..Policy initiatives (e.g., increased services for women) and the changing epidemiology of drugs abuse (e.g., increased access to heroin) contributed to the changing population served in detoxification centers...
  24. pmc Substance use and the quality of patient-provider communication in HIV clinics
    P Todd Korthuis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:832-41. 2011
    ..Interventions should be developed that encourage providers to actively engage patients with unhealthy alcohol use...
  25. pmc Improving adherence to HIV quality of care indicators in persons with opioid dependence: the role of buprenorphine
    P Todd Korthuis
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:S83-90. 2011
    ..Buprenorphine/naloxone maintenance therapy (bup/nx) could affect the quality of HIV care for opioid-dependent patients...
  26. pmc Management practices in substance abuse treatment programs
    K John McConnell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:79-89. 2009
    ..Better management practices were more prevalent among programs with a higher number of competitors in their catchment area...
  27. pmc Using a standardized patient walk-through to improve implementation of clinical trials
    Holly E Fussell
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:470-5. 2008
    ..Research coordinators and the staff found the use of an SP to be highly effective. The node is now making routine use of SPs in the implementation of CTN protocols...
  28. pmc Implementation of MET/CBT 5 for adolescents
    Katherine J Riley
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, CB669, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:304-14. 2008
    ..Implications for fidelity of future implementation projects are addressed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Addiction treatment agencies' use of data: a qualitative assessment
    Jennifer P Wisdom
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:394-407. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Adoption of naltrexone to treat alcohol dependence
    Bret E Fuller
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:273-80. 2005
    ..In subsequent years, counselor education level and organization size also influenced use of naltrexone...
  31. pmc Attitudes toward the integration of smoking cessation treatment into drug abuse clinics
    Bret E Fuller
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:53-60. 2007
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  32. pmc Client and counselor attitudes toward the use of medications for treatment of opioid dependence
    Traci Rieckmann
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:207-15. 2007
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  33. pmc Organizational Readiness for Change and opinions toward treatment innovations
    Bret E Fuller
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:183-92. 2007
    ..The analysis provides evidence of the ORC's utility in assessing agency strengths and needs during the implementation of evidence-based practices...
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of substance abuse treatment modality on birth weight and health care expenditures
    M Daley
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller Graduate School, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 33:57-66. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Research to practice: adoption of naltrexone in alcoholism treatment
    Cindy Parks Thomas
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, Heller Graduate School MS035, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:1-11. 2003
    ....
  36. pmc Predicting outpatient treatment entry following detoxification for injection drug use: the impact of patient and program factors
    Barbara K Campbell
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:S87-96. 2010
    ..Results suggest the importance of detoxification program characteristics in facilitating further treatment and the need for systems modifications to improve continuity of care...
  37. pmc Facilitating outpatient treatment entry following detoxification for injection drug use: a multisite test of three interventions
    Barbara K Campbell
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97209, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:260-70. 2009
    ..Alliance building interventions appear to be effective in facilitating transfer from detoxification to outpatient treatment, but additional treatment engagement interventions may be necessary to improve retention...
  38. ncbi request reprint Charting a path between research and practice in alcoholism treatment
    Dennis McCarty
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University Portland, Oregon, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 29:5-10. 2006
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  39. pmc Extended-release naltrexone for alcohol dependence: persistence and healthcare costs and utilization
    William C Bryson
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:S222-34. 2011
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  40. pmc Bringing buprenorphine-naloxone detoxification to community treatment providers: the NIDA Clinical Trials Network field experience
    Leslie Amass
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, 11075 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Am J Addict 13:S42-66. 2004
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  41. ncbi request reprint Practice variation and length of stay in alcohol and drug detoxification centers
    Jeffrey N Jonkman
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:11-8. 2005
    ..42 days). The study highlights the contribution of program size to treatment processes and suggests the need for more attention to program attributes in studies of patient outcomes and treatment processes...
  42. ncbi request reprint How did the introduction of managed care for the uninsured in Iowa affect the use of substance abuse services?
    Susan L Ettner
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Health Services Research, 911 Broxton Plaza, Room 106, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:26-40. 2003
    ..Without knowing the impact on treatment outcomes, these changes cannot be interpreted as improved provider efficiency versus simply cost containment and profit maximization...
  43. ncbi request reprint Overcoming policy and financing barriers to integrated buprenorphine and HIV primary care
    Bruce R Schackman
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:S247-53. 2006
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  44. ncbi request reprint Making "stone soup": improvements in clinic access and retention in addiction treatment
    Victor A Capoccia
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:95-103. 2007
    ..DISCUSSION: The successes experienced by organizations in the NIATx initiative should be useful for implementing change in other fields of service delivery...
  45. ncbi request reprint Self-help organizations for alcohol and drug problems: toward evidence-based practice and policy
    Keith Humphreys
    SAMHSA Veterans Health Administration Workgroup on Substance Abuse Self Help Organizations, c o Program Evaluation and Resource Center, Veterans Affairs Health Care System 152 MPD, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 26:151-8; discussion 159-65. 2004
    ..Implementing such policies could strengthen alcohol and drug self-help organizations, and thereby enhance the national response to the serious public health problem of substance abuse...
  46. ncbi request reprint Impact of federal Substance Abuse Block Grants on state substance abuse spending: literature and data review
    Alexander Cowell
    Center for Interdisciplinary Substance Abuse Research, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:173-9. 2003
    ..Published research has examined this topic, drawing on an approach from public finance economics...
  47. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the adoption of new pharmacotherapeutics for addiction to alcohol and other drugs
    Andrew J Saxon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Pharmacol Ther 108:119-28. 2005
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of barriers and ways to surmount the barriers and to foster greater use of medications in alcohol and drug treatment...
  48. ncbi request reprint Performance measures for outpatient substance abuse services: group versus individual counseling
    Lee Panas
    Health and Addictions Research, Inc, 100 Boylston St, Ste 1075, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 25:271-8. 2003
    ..State data systems can provide useful insights into the development and application of performance measurement...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reducing errors of omission in chronic disease management
    Todd Molfenter
    Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, University of Wisconsin, USA
    J Interprof Care 19:521-3. 2005

Research Grants21

  1. Oregon/Hawaii Node, Clinical Trials Network
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..TheOregon/Hawaii Node has proven its ability to be a strong and productive CTN member. ..
  2. Adoption of Buprenorphine in an HMO Setting
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Aim 3: Identify factors that facilitate and inhibit the adoption and use of buprenorphine through interviews with 530 patients and 96 practitioners and administrators. ..
  3. Organizational Change to Improve Access and Retention
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Oregon/Hawaii Node, Clinical Trials Network
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Oregon/Hawaii Node has proven its ability to be a strong and productive CTN member. ..
  5. Organizational Change to Improve Access and Retention
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Client and Counselor Attitudes Toward Medication
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Aim 4. Test the impact of persuasion messages on medication usage attitudes, beliefs, normative beliefs, and attentions among both clients and counselors. ..