Lauren McCormack

Summary

Affiliation: RTI International
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Shared decision making for prostate cancer screening: the results of a combined analysis of two practice-based randomized controlled trials
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:130. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Providing information to help Medicare beneficiaries choose a health plan
    L A McCormack
    Research Triangle Institute, Health and Social Policy Division, P O Box 1219, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Cox Building, Room 163, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 12:49-72. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Development and validation of an instrument to measure resources and support for chronic illness self-management: a model using diabetes
    Lauren A McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:707-18. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Communication message strategies for increasing knowledge about prostate cancer screening
    Lauren A McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:238-43. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Measuring health literacy: a pilot study of a new skills-based instrument
    Lauren McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Health Commun 15:51-71. 2010
  6. pmc Translating medical evidence to promote informed health care decisions
    Lauren McCormack
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1200-23. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Measuring patient-centered communication in cancer care: a literature review and the development of a systematic approach
    Lauren A McCormack
    Health Communication Program, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, RTP, NC 27709, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:1085-95. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint How does beneficiary knowledge of the Medicare program vary by type of insurance?
    Lauren A McCormack
    Health, Social, and Economics Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 27709 2194, USA
    Med Care 41:972-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring beneficiary knowledge in two randomized experiments
    L A McCormack
    University of Oregon, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:47-62. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Beneficiary survey-based feedback on new Medicare informational materials
    L A McCormack
    University of Oregon, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:37-46. 2001

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Shared decision making for prostate cancer screening: the results of a combined analysis of two practice-based randomized controlled trials
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:130. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Providing information to help Medicare beneficiaries choose a health plan
    L A McCormack
    Research Triangle Institute, Health and Social Policy Division, P O Box 1219, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Cox Building, Room 163, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 12:49-72. 2001
    ..Through our discussion of the handbook, we highlight several ways to communicate information effectively about a complex publicly funded program to an older adult population...
  3. doi request reprint Development and validation of an instrument to measure resources and support for chronic illness self-management: a model using diabetes
    Lauren A McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:707-18. 2008
    ..This article describes the development and validation of the instrument, focusing on individuals' reported access to RSSM from providers and from nonclinical, social, and community sources...
  4. doi request reprint Communication message strategies for increasing knowledge about prostate cancer screening
    Lauren A McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:238-43. 2009
    ..This community-based intervention study examined the effects of 2 different message strategies for presenting information about the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test...
  5. doi request reprint Measuring health literacy: a pilot study of a new skills-based instrument
    Lauren McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Health Commun 15:51-71. 2010
    ..The overall instrument demonstrated good internal consistency, with a Cronbach's alpha of 0.86. Additional analyses are planned, with the goal of creating a short form of the instrument...
  6. pmc Translating medical evidence to promote informed health care decisions
    Lauren McCormack
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1200-23. 2011
    ..To examine the effects of a community-based intervention on decisions about prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening using multiple measures of informed decision making (IDM)...
  7. doi request reprint Measuring patient-centered communication in cancer care: a literature review and the development of a systematic approach
    Lauren A McCormack
    Health Communication Program, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, RTP, NC 27709, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:1085-95. 2011
    ..The NCI Strategic Plan for Leading the Nation: To Eliminate the Suffering and Death Due to Cancer. NIH Publication No. 06-5773...
  8. ncbi request reprint How does beneficiary knowledge of the Medicare program vary by type of insurance?
    Lauren A McCormack
    Health, Social, and Economics Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 27709 2194, USA
    Med Care 41:972-8. 2003
    ..OBJECTIVES To measure beneficiary knowledge of the Medicare program and to evaluate how knowledge varies by type of supplemental insurance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring beneficiary knowledge in two randomized experiments
    L A McCormack
    University of Oregon, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:47-62. 2001
    ..Beneficiaries in both studies showed statistically significant gains in knowledge after receiving the new materials. Policy implications for the measurement of knowledge and creation of future versions of the materials are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Beneficiary survey-based feedback on new Medicare informational materials
    L A McCormack
    University of Oregon, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:37-46. 2001
    ..Additional research is needed to determine which subgroups of beneficiaries may need more and, possibly less, information...
  11. ncbi request reprint Retiree health insurance: recent trends and tomorrow's prospects
    Lauren A McCormack
    University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:17-34. 2002
    ..The forces discouraging its growth--rising premium costs, a slower economy, judicial challenges, and an uncertain Medicare+Choice (M+C) program and policy agenda--far outweigh the forces likely to encourage expansion...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in retiree health benefits
    Lauren A McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:169-76. 2002
    ..Indemnity enrollment remains strong among retirees, and employers are cautious about Medicare+Choice because of continuing plan withdrawals. Numerous indicators point to a further and accelerating decline in retiree coverage...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health insurance knowledge among Medicare beneficiaries
    Lauren A McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:43-63. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of new consumer information materials about the Medicare program on beneficiary knowledge of their health care coverage under the Medicare system...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of a CAHPS report on employee knowledge, beliefs, and decisions
    Judith H Hibbard
    University of Oregon, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:104-16. 2002
    ..Finally, the findings show that those who saw the report are more influenced by information sent by their employer than those who did not see the report...
  15. doi request reprint Promoting prostate-specific antigen informed decision-making. Evaluating two community-level interventions
    David L Driscoll
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:87-94. 2008
    ..Studies assessing how to promote PSA informed decision-making (IDM) have been conducted almost exclusively in healthcare settings; there is a need for similar research in community settings...
  16. doi request reprint Health information styles among participants in a prostate cancer screening informed decision-making intervention
    Pamela A Williams-Piehota
    Health Communication Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:440-53. 2008
    ..The health information styles segmentation strategy used in this study offers a viable framework for segmenting audiences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Voluntary disenrollment from Medicare advantage plans: valuable signals of market performance
    Lee R Mobley
    Research Triangle International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:677-84. 2007
    ..To examine 2000-2005 trends in the reasons Medicare beneficiaries gave for disenrolling from their Medicare Advantage (MA) plans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Measuring beneficiary knowledge of the Medicare program: a psychometric analysis
    Carla M Bann
    RTI, Statistics Research Division, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle, Park, NC 27709 2194
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:111-25. 2003
    ..Overall, based on both content considerations and the psychometric analyses, the true/false quiz proved to be the more accurate and useful measure of beneficiaries' knowledge...
  19. ncbi request reprint Beneficiary knowledge of original Medicare and Medicare managed care
    Jennifer D Uhrig
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Med Care 44:1020-9. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Voluntary disenrollment from Medicare managed care: market factors and disabled beneficiaries
    Lee Mobley
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:45-62. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that disabled beneficiaries are more likely to experience multiple problems with managed care...
  21. doi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen testing: men's responses to 2012 recommendation against screening
    Linda B Squiers
    Health Communication Program, RTI International, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:182-9. 2013
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  22. ncbi request reprint Behind Closed Doors: What Happens when Patients and Providers Talk about Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening?: Survey of the Effects of a Community-Based Intervention
    Lauren McCormack
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Patient 2:191-201. 2009
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  23. doi request reprint Communicating quantitative risks and benefits in promotional prescription drug labeling or print advertising
    Suzanne L West
    RTI International, NC, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:447-58. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint The health literacy skills framework
    Linda Squiers
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Health Commun 17:30-54. 2012
    ..The Health Literacy Skills framework could also be used to guide the development of interventions to improve health literacy. Future research should be conducted to fully test the relations in the framework...
  25. doi request reprint Applying social marketing in health care: communicating evidence to change consumer behavior
    W Douglas Evans
    RTI International, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:781-92. 2008
    ..There is a need for more research on message strategies that work in health care and population-level effectiveness studies...
  26. doi request reprint Health literacy: what is it?
    Nancy D Berkman
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    J Health Commun 15:9-19. 2010
    ..to this important issue suggests the need to review existing definitions of the term "health literacy," because despite the growing interest in this field, one question that persists is, "What is health literacy?"..
  27. ncbi request reprint Measures and predictors of Medicare knowledge: a review of the literature
    Leslie M Greenwald
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:1-12. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative: demonstration projects emphasizing self-management
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:83-4, 86-8, 91-2, passim. 2007
    ..The purpose of the Diabetes Initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is to demonstrate feasible and sustainable approaches to promoting diabetes self-management in primary care and community settings...

Research Grants3

  1. Development of an Instrument to Measure Health Literacy
    Lauren McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Development of an Instrument to Measure Health Literacy
    Lauren McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....