C Sciamanna

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Who reports receiving advice to lose weight? Results from a multistate survey
    C N Sciamanna
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2334-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of a fingerprint reader on survey responses of primary care patients
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown University Department of Community Health and the Miriam Hospital Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, USA
    J Health Psychol 8:187-92. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Design and acceptability of patient-oriented computerized diabetes care reminders for use at the point of care
    C N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Med Inform Internet Med 29:157-68. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Visit satisfaction and tailored health behavior communications in primary care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Prev Med, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:426-30. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of incorporating computer-tailored health behaviour communications in primary care settings
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Inform Prim Care 12:40-8. 2004
  6. pmc Unmet needs of primary care patients in using the Internet for health-related activities
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Med Internet Res 4:E19. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutrition counseling in the promoting cancer prevention in primary care study
    C N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Med 35:437-46. 2002
  8. pmc Patient attitudes toward using computers to improve health services delivery
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown University School of Medicine Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:19. 2002
  9. pmc Dissemination of the AHCPR clinical practice guideline in community health centres
    J D DePue
    The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Tob Control 11:329-35. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint User attitudes toward a physical activity promotion website
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Corro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Med 35:612-5. 2002

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Who reports receiving advice to lose weight? Results from a multistate survey
    C N Sciamanna
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2334-9. 2000
    ..Overweight and obesity are increasingly prevalent in the United States. The prevalence of health care provider advice to lose weight is not clear...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of a fingerprint reader on survey responses of primary care patients
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown University Department of Community Health and the Miriam Hospital Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, USA
    J Health Psychol 8:187-92. 2003
    ..The fingerprint reader had a positive effect on reporting low fruit and vegetable intake and poorer health status, but no effect on reporting physical inactivity, smoking, excessive alcohol intake or being overweight...
  3. ncbi request reprint Design and acceptability of patient-oriented computerized diabetes care reminders for use at the point of care
    C N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Med Inform Internet Med 29:157-68. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint Visit satisfaction and tailored health behavior communications in primary care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Prev Med, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:426-30. 2004
    ..Although studies suggest that computer-tailored health communications can help patients improve health behaviors, their effect on patient satisfaction, when used in healthcare settings, has yet to be examined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of incorporating computer-tailored health behaviour communications in primary care settings
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Inform Prim Care 12:40-8. 2004
    ..We set out to investigate the feasibility of incorporating a computer-tailored health behaviour program into routine care in a group of primary care practices in Rhode Island...
  6. pmc Unmet needs of primary care patients in using the Internet for health-related activities
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Med Internet Res 4:E19. 2002
    ..Millions of people use the Internet as a source for health information yet little is understood about the use of the Internet for other health-related activities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutrition counseling in the promoting cancer prevention in primary care study
    C N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Medicine, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Med 35:437-46. 2002
    ..Little is known about the influence of personal and practice-level factors on physicians' dietary counseling practices...
  8. pmc Patient attitudes toward using computers to improve health services delivery
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Brown University School of Medicine Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:19. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the acceptability of point of care computerized prompts to improve health services delivery among a sample of primary care patients...
  9. pmc Dissemination of the AHCPR clinical practice guideline in community health centres
    J D DePue
    The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Tob Control 11:329-35. 2002
    ..To evaluate dissemination of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) Smoking cessation clinical practice guideline in community health centres...
  10. ncbi request reprint User attitudes toward a physical activity promotion website
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Corro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Med 35:612-5. 2002
    ..The goal of the present study was to examine participants' perceptions of a theory-driven, physical activity promotion website...
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of physical activity counseling for older primary care patients
    Bernardine M Pinto
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:247-55. 2005
    ..Regular physical activity reduces the risk for chronic diseases among older adults. Older adults are likely to be seen by primary care clinicians who can play a role in promoting physical activity among their patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward nurse practitioner-led chronic disease management to improve outpatient quality of care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, 1015 Walnut Street, Suite 115, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:375-81. 2006
    ..Overall, the high level of support for the model and the presence of nurse practitioners in most physician offices suggests that future studies are warranted to understand how best to implement this...
  13. pmc A website to improve asthma care by suggesting patient questions for physicians: qualitative analysis of user experiences
    Christine W Hartmann
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e3. 2007
    ..While there are many reasons for this, physician inertia with respect to treatment change is partly to blame. Research suggests that patients who ask for specific tests and treatments are more likely to receive them...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Internet and print-based physical activity interventions
    Bess H Marcus
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:944-9. 2007
    ..Using the Internet to deliver a tailored physical activity intervention offers an alternative to print that might be available to larger populations at a lower cost...
  15. ncbi request reprint Commit to Quit in the YMCAs: translating an evidence-based quit smoking program for women into a community setting
    Jessica A Whiteley
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1227-35. 2007
    ..Preliminary feasibility and acceptability were demonstrated as we translated an evidence-based intervention into the YMCA setting...
  16. pmc Clinician-patient communication about physical activity in an underserved population
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:118-27. 2008
    ..Our goal was to assess primary care physicians' use of the 5A model in discussions with underserved populations about physical activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of web-based, personalized, osteoarthritis quality improvement feedback on patient satisfaction with osteoarthritis care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:127-37. 2005
    ..7%), and most would recommend it to others (94.3%). Overall, the Web site is well accepted and has no negative effect on patients' satisfaction with their osteo-arthritis care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of recall of exercise counseling among primary care patients
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Brown University Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Med 39:1063-7. 2004
    ..In evaluating the efficacy of health care provider counseling to encourage patients to modify health behaviors such as physical activity, it is important to be able to accurately measure the extent of health care provider counseling...
  19. pmc Impact of interpretation method on clinic visit length
    Mark J Fagan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:634-8. 2003
    ..To determine the impact of interpretation method on outpatient visit length...
  20. ncbi request reprint Filling the gaps in physician communication. The role of the Internet among primary care patients
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Building, One Hoppin Street, Suite 500, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Med Inform 72:1-8. 2003
    ..Millions of people use the Internet as a source for health information yet little is understood about how the use of the Internet for health information is related to the doctor-patient relationship...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sun protection behaviors among physicians and patients
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Coro Building, Suite 500, One Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:319-22, ii. 2002
    ..There was no statistically significant difference in the frequency or number of sun protection behaviors utilized...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessing multiple risk behaviors in primary care. Screening issues and related concepts
    Thomas F Babor
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:42-53. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Ethnic/racial disparities in hospital procedure volume for lung resection for lung cancer
    Charles J Neighbors
    National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Med Care 45:655-63. 2007
    ..Ethnic/racial minorities experience poorer outcomes from lung cancer than non-Hispanic whites. Higher hospital procedure volume is associated with better survival from lung resection for lung cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of using a computer in a doctor's office on patient attitudes toward using computerized prompts in routine care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, 1015 Walnut Street, Suite 115, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Int J Med Inform 74:357-65. 2005
    ..We undertook this investigation to understand the effect of using a computer in a primary care setting on attitudes toward using computers to improve health services delivery...
  25. pmc Patient access to U.S. physicians who conduct internet or e-mail consults
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:378-81. 2007
    ..E-mail communication has the potential to improve communication between patients and doctors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of a Website designed to improve the management of migraines
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Headache 46:92-100. 2006
    ..Background.-Despite the widespread availability of evidence-based migraine treatment guidelines, patients often do not receive optimal treatment to reduce migraine pain and disability...
  27. ncbi request reprint Empowering patients to improve safety
    Kristy Alvarez
    Am J Med Qual 21:5-6. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Will high-quality care be the norm by the time I need it?
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Am J Med Qual 20:5-6. 2005
  29. pmc Cardiovascular comorbidities among public health clinic patients with diabetes: the Urban Diabetics Study
    Jessica M Robbins
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 500 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:15. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the frequency and distribution of cardiovascular comorbidities in a large cohort of low-income patients with diabetes who had received primary care for diabetes at municipal health clinics...