Gregory Makoul

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Four concepts of health in America: results of national surveys
    Gregory Makoul
    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
    J Health Commun 14:3-14. 2009
  2. doi request reprint A multimedia patient education program on colorectal cancer screening increases knowledge and willingness to consider screening among Hispanic/Latino patients
    Gregory Makoul
    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 76:220-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Using an online forum to encourage reflection about difficult conversations in medicine
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 79:83-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint First-year medical students' assessment of their own communication skills: a video-based, open-ended approach
    Amanda Zick
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:161-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Investigating Hispanic/Latino perceptions about colorectal cancer screening: a community-based approach to effective message design
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:145-52. 2007
  6. pmc Improving colorectal cancer screening among the medically underserved: a pilot study within a federally qualified health center
    Kishore Khankari
    Access Community Health Network, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1410-4. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Examining emergency department communication through a staff-based participatory research method: identifying barriers and solutions to meaningful change
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:614-22. 2010
  8. pmc Physician-patient communication about colorectal cancer screening
    Michael S Wolf
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Communication and Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1493-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient views of physician communication skills: development and testing of the Communication Assessment Tool
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:333-42. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program HeLP, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:253-60. 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Four concepts of health in America: results of national surveys
    Gregory Makoul
    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
    J Health Commun 14:3-14. 2009
    ..There are four robust concepts of health in America. Ongoing attention to these concepts may enhance efforts to communicate about and improve health...
  2. doi request reprint A multimedia patient education program on colorectal cancer screening increases knowledge and willingness to consider screening among Hispanic/Latino patients
    Gregory Makoul
    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 76:220-6. 2009
    ..To test a multimedia patient education program on colorectal cancer (CRC) screening that was designed specifically for the Hispanic/Latino community, and developed with input from community members...
  3. doi request reprint Using an online forum to encourage reflection about difficult conversations in medicine
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 79:83-6. 2010
    ..We created the Difficult Conversations Online Forum (DC Forum) to give students an opportunity to reflect, debrief, and respond to one another about their experiences...
  4. ncbi request reprint First-year medical students' assessment of their own communication skills: a video-based, open-ended approach
    Amanda Zick
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:161-6. 2007
    ..As reflection and self-assessment are essential components of skill-building, we examined the content of medical students' assessments of their own developing communication skills...
  5. ncbi request reprint Investigating Hispanic/Latino perceptions about colorectal cancer screening: a community-based approach to effective message design
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:145-52. 2007
    ..We assessed knowledge, attitudes, and behavior regarding CRC screening to inform the development of messages that promote screening among Hispanic/Latino patients...
  6. pmc Improving colorectal cancer screening among the medically underserved: a pilot study within a federally qualified health center
    Kishore Khankari
    Access Community Health Network, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1410-4. 2007
    ..Colorectal cancer screening rates remain low, especially among low-income and racial/ethnic minority groups...
  7. doi request reprint Examining emergency department communication through a staff-based participatory research method: identifying barriers and solutions to meaningful change
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:614-22. 2010
    ..We test an initiative with the staff-based participatory research (SBPR) method to elicit communication barriers and engage staff in identifying strategies to improve communication within our emergency department (ED)...
  8. pmc Physician-patient communication about colorectal cancer screening
    Michael S Wolf
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Communication and Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1493-9. 2007
    ..Despite the documented benefits of colorectal cancer screening, patient participation rates remain low. Physician recommendation has been identified as a significant predictor of screening completion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient views of physician communication skills: development and testing of the Communication Assessment Tool
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:333-42. 2007
    ..We developed and tested a tool that can be used by patients to assess the interpersonal and communication skills of physicians-in-training and physicians-in-practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program HeLP, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:253-60. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between patient literacy level and self-reported HIV medication adherence, while estimating the mediating roles of treatment knowledge and self-efficacy on this relationship...
  11. ncbi request reprint An integrative model of shared decision making in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:301-12. 2006
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  12. doi request reprint Literacy, cognitive ability, and the retention of health-related information about colorectal cancer screening
    Elizabeth A H Wilson
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Health Commun 15:116-25. 2010
    ..Design and intervention strategies for educational tools should consider cognitive factors such as working memory demands in addition to focusing on the readability of materials...
  13. pmc A community and culture-centered approach to developing effective cardiovascular health messages
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1308-16. 2012
    ..This study describes key lessons that emerged from a community and culture-centered approach to developing a multimedia, coronary heart disease (CHD) patient education program (PEP) for medically underserved South Asian immigrants...
  14. pmc Development of a shared decision making coding system for analysis of patient-healthcare provider encounters
    Marla L Clayman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 88:367-72. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint The relationship between health literacy and knowledge improvement after a multimedia type 2 diabetes education program
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:321-7. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of a MDEP targeted to patients with low literacy on knowledge and assessed the association between literacy and knowledge improvement...
  16. pmc Knowledge gaps and misconceptions about coronary heart disease among U.S. South Asians
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:439-42. 2010
    ..Although South Asians are at higher risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) than most other U.S. racial/ethnic groups, very little research has addressed this disparity...
  17. doi request reprint Defining professionalism from the perspective of patients, physicians, and nurses
    Marianne Green
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 84:566-73. 2009
    ..This study was designed to identify and prioritize behaviorally based signs of medical professionalism that are relevant to patients, physicians, and nurses...
  18. ncbi request reprint Can electronic health records help improve patients' understanding of medications?
    Jennifer R Webb
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lakeshore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:919-22. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Media and memory: the efficacy of video and print materials for promoting patient education about asthma
    Elizabeth A H Wilson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:393-8. 2010
    ..We examined the effects of presentation medium on immediate and delayed recall of information and assessed the effect of giving patients take-home materials after initial presentations...
  20. doi request reprint The impact of judge selection on standard setting for a patient survey of physician communication skills
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 201 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 83:S17-20. 2008
    ..Patient surveys such as the Communication Assessment Tool (CAT) are recommended to assess physicians. Optimal methods to select judges and set a minimum passing standard (MPS) for a patient survey are unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Emergency department team communication with the patient: the patient's perspective
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Emerg Med 45:262-70. 2013
    ..Effective communication is important for the delivery of quality care. The Emergency Department (ED) environment poses significant challenges to effective communication...
  22. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based perspective on greetings in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1172-6. 2007
    ..Widely used models for teaching and assessing communication skills highlight the importance of greeting patients appropriately, but there is little evidence regarding what constitutes an appropriate greeting...
  23. pmc Communication about behavioral health risks: a study of videotaped encounters in 2 internal medicine practices
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:698-703. 2006
    ..As behavioral health risks account for the major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality in the United States, national guidelines recommend that physicians routinely screen patients for risk factors, and counsel as appropriate...
  24. ncbi request reprint Perspectives from the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare: Chicago 2005
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:285-7. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the Communication and Attitudinal Self-Efficacy scale for cancer (CASE-cancer)
    Michael S Wolf
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:333-41. 2005
    ..Our two-step approach to presenting response options may also provide a model for helping lower literate patients more accurately respond to survey items...
  26. ncbi request reprint The interplay between education and research about patient-provider communication
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 50:79-84. 2003
    ..Given the breadth and depth of experience, from screening and prevention to treatment and support, the context of cancer offers a promising laboratory for enhancing both education and research about provider-patient communication...
  27. doi request reprint The use of patient and provider perspectives to develop a patient-oriented website for women diagnosed with breast cancer
    Marla L Clayman
    Center for Communication and Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:429-35. 2008
    ..Develop a patient education program that provides accurate and easy-to-understand information for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients...
  28. doi request reprint Patient perspectives on communication with the medical team: pilot study using the Communication Assessment Tool-Team (CAT-T)
    Laura Min Mercer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:220-3. 2008
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Using theoretical constructs to identify key issues for targeted message design: African American seniors' perceptions about influenza and influenza vaccination
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Health Commun 24:316-26. 2009
    ..Implications and recommendations for message development are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Commentary: communication skills: how simulation training supplements experiential and humanist learning
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 81:271-4. 2006
    ..In the process, it outlines some of the avenues through which interpersonal and communication skills are learned--or unlearned--in medical education...
  31. pmc Using the word 'cancer' in communication about an abnormal Pap test: finding common ground with patient-provider communication
    Melissa A Simon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:106-12. 2010
    ..To investigate provider and patient views about communication regarding cervical cancer screening follow-up...
  32. doi request reprint Assessing patient perceptions of hospitalist communication skills using the Communication Assessment Tool (CAT)
    Darlene E Ferranti
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:522-7. 2010
    ..Hospitalists care for an increasing percentage of hospitalized patients, yet evaluations of patient perceptions of hospitalists' communication skills are lacking...
  33. doi request reprint Simple standardized patient handoff system that increases accuracy and completeness
    Jeffrey D Wayne
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:476-85. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Teaching medical students about health literacy: 2 Chicago initiatives
    William Harper
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S111-4. 2007
    ..To develop medical students' skills in interacting with individuals who have limited health literacy...
  35. ncbi request reprint MSJAMA. Communication skills education in medical school and beyond
    Gregory Makoul
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 289:93. 2003