Kelly A Hunt
Affiliation: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Characteristics of frequent users of emergency departmentsKelly A Hunt
Research and Evaluation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ 08543 2316, USA
Ann Emerg Med 48:1-8. 2006..We identify frequent users of the emergency department (ED) and determine the characteristics of these patients...
- Medical vulnerability in America: how does the health system respond?James R Knickman
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ 08543 2316, USA
Inquiry 40:198-209. 2003..Recent market changes do not seem to pose extra special threats to the medically vulnerable. However, our findings reinforce the need to better coordinate and integrate services for the medically vulnerable and chronically ill...
- Racial and ethnic disparities and perceptions of health care: does health plan type matter?Kelly A Hunt
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Route 1 and College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
Health Serv Res 40:551-76. 2005..To examine whether racial and ethnic differences in the distribution of individuals across types of health plans explain differences in satisfaction and trust with their physicians...
- Wealth patterns among elderly Americans: implications for health care affordabilityJames R Knickman
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:168-74. 2003..Nevertheless, policymakers should pay close attention to the finances of the "Tweeners"--people who are middle class with low levels of discretionary assets available for health and long-term care...
- Does lack of a usual source of care or health insurance increase the likelihood of an emergency department visit? Results of a national population-based studyEllen J Weber
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
Ann Emerg Med 45:4-12. 2005..We determined whether having a usual source of care or health insurance is associated with the likelihood of an emergency department (ED) visit...
- Are the uninsured responsible for the increase in emergency department visits in the United States?Ellen J Weber
Division of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
Ann Emerg Med 52:108-15. 2008..The rise in emergency department (ED) use in the United States is frequently attributed to increased visits by the uninsured. We determine whether insurance status is associated with the increase in ED visits...
- Disparities in health: perspectives of a multi-ethnic, multi-racial AmericaRobert J Blendon
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1437-47. 2007..The variety of responses across racial groups demonstrates the importance of examining ethnic subgroups separately rather than combined into a single category...