Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
- Receipt of cancer screening procedures among Hispanic and non-Hispanic health maintenance organization membersE A Jacobs
Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Cancer 91:257-61. 2001..This study examines whether Hispanic patients receive cancer screening at the same rate as the non-Hispanic population when both groups have equivalent insurance and a regular source of care...
- Understanding African Americans' views of the trustworthiness of physiciansElizabeth A Jacobs
John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:642-7. 2006....
- The importance of teaching clinicians when and how to work with interpretersElizabeth A Jacobs
John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, USA
Patient Educ Couns 78:149-53. 2010....
- The need for more research on language barriers in health care: a proposed research agendaElizabeth Jacobs
John H Stroger Jr Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Milbank Q 84:111-33. 2006..In each of these areas, we outline specific research questions and recommendations...
- Limited English proficiency and breast and cervical cancer screening in a multiethnic populationElizabeth A Jacobs
John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1410-6. 2005..We examined the relationship between ability to speak English and receipt of Papanicolaou tests, clinical breast examinations, and mammography in a multiethnic group of women in the United States...
- Overcoming language barriers in health care: costs and benefits of interpreter servicesElizabeth A Jacobs
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Rush University Medical Center, Cook County Hospital, 1900 W Polk Street, 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Public Health 94:866-9. 2004..We assessed the impact of interpreter services on the cost and the utilization of health care services among patients with limited English proficiency...
- Teaching physicians-in-training to address racial disparities in health: a hospital-community partnershipElizabeth A Jacobs
Collaborative Research Unit and Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Public Health Rep 118:349-56. 2003....
- Impact of interpreter services on delivery of health care to limited-English-proficient patientsE A Jacobs
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care and Collaborative Research Unit, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Gen Intern Med 16:468-74. 2001..To determine whether professional interpreter services increase the delivery of health care to limited-English-proficient patients...
- The impact of an enhanced interpreter service intervention on hospital costs and patient satisfactionElizabeth A Jacobs
Collaborative Research Unit, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 West Polk Street, 16th Floor, Chicago, IL, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:306-11. 2007..However, little is known about the costs they might bear because of unaddressed language barriers or the costs of providing language access services...
- Chronic exposure to everyday discrimination and coronary artery calcification in African-American women: the SWAN Heart StudyTene T Lewis
Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren, Suite 470 Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Psychosom Med 68:362-8. 2006..Emerging evidence suggests that exposure to discrimination may be associated with atherosclerosis in African-American women, although research in this area focused on short-term rather than chronic exposure to discriminatory events...
- Contextual errors and failures in individualizing patient care: a multicenter studySaul J Weiner
Veterans Affairs Center for the Management of Complex Chronic Care, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois 60612 7324, Chicago, USA
Ann Intern Med 153:69-75. 2010..In contrast to biomedical errors, which are not patient-specific, contextual errors represent a failure to individualize care...
- Nationwide trends of severe sepsis in the 21st century (2000-2007)Gagan Kumar
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Chest 140:1223-31. 2011..Therefore, it is important to study the outcomes of this disease in an aging US population with rising comorbidities...
- Do professional interpreters improve clinical care for patients with limited English proficiency? A systematic review of the literatureLeah S Karliner
Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero, Suite 500, San Franicsco, CA 94143 1732, USA
Health Serv Res 42:727-54. 2007..To determine if professional medical interpreters have a positive impact on clinical care for limited English proficiency (LEP) patients...
- Caring for patients with limited English proficiency: the perspectives of small group practitionersMargaret Gadon
American Medical Association, 515 N State Street, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:341-6. 2007..Most research has focused on how language barriers affect patients. Less is known of the physician perspective and the efforts they are making to overcome these barriers...
- Low rates of colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer screening in Asian Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites: Cultural influences or access to care?Namratha R Kandula
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Cancer 107:184-92. 2006....
- Hispanic healthcare disparities: challenging the myth of a monolithic Hispanic populationRobin M Weinick
Office of Performance Accountability, Resources, and Technology, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
Med Care 42:313-20. 2004..We examine the association between use of healthcare services and Hispanic Americans'country of ancestry or origin, language of interview, and length of time lived in the United States...
- Insights into the problems that language barriers may pose for the medical interviewEric Hardt
J Gen Intern Med 21:1357-8. 2006
- Immigrant perceptions of discrimination in health care: the California Health Interview Survey 2003Diane S Lauderdale
Department of Health Studies University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Med Care 44:914-20. 2006..Previous research about discrimination has focused on race/ethnicity. Because immigrants are clustered in certain racial and ethnic groups, failure to consider immigration status could distort race/ethnicity effects...
- African American physicians and organized medicine, 1846-1968: origins of a racial divideRobert B Baker
The Union Graduate College Mount Sinai School of Medicine Bioethics Program, and Department of Philosophy, Union College, Schenectady, New York, USA
JAMA 300:306-13. 2008..The effects of this history have been far reaching for the medical profession and, in particular, the legacy of segregation, bias, and exclusion continues to adversely affect African American physicians and the patients they serve...
- Facilitating collaboration among academic generalist disciplines: a call to actionJean S Kutner
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
Ann Fam Med 4:172-6. 2006..Collaboration among academic generalists will enhance opportunities for trainees, primary care research, and advocacy; conserve resources; and improve patient care...
- Trust in Health Care and Racial Disparities in an Aging PopulationElizabeth A Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Trust and Cancer Screening in African American WomenElizabeth Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2006..During the final year of funding, Dr Jacobs will seek external funding to further study how trust in physicians and health care institutions might contribute to current models of health belief and health behavior. ..
- Trust in Health Care and Racial Disparities in an Aging PopulationElizabeth Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2009....